Western Mass Eatery Emerges As Go-To Destination For Italian Cuisine Immediately after One Yr In Business

Just forward of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the Valley’s most popular good-dining restauranteurs opened a minimal Italian location in Longmeadow.

Posto by The Federal is found in The Longmeadow Outlets and serves “old-university new Italian” dishes. When Posto and The Federal share the identical govt chef, Michael Presnal, Posto is extra casual than the Agawam fine-eating location.

Whilst The Federal does assistance with class on white lenient, Posto does provider with elegance on newspaper tissue printed to look like classic news articles or blog posts.

Due to the fact opening in October 2019, on-line opinions have praised Posto for cooking up to date classics with fresh components. The cafe serves brick oven Neapolitan-style pizza, pasta, sandwiches, salads, appetizers, and desserts

Yelp foodie Ariel S. of Windsor, Connecticut, mentioned Posto has genuinely elevated regular Rooster Parmesan.

“This position is amazing! I’m not 1 to go out to eat and buy rooster parm typically but it was their signature dish and OMG WAS I Content I Ordered IT!,” Ariel S. stated. “This dish blows any chicken Parmesan ideal out of the park! The mixture of textures and flavors give your tastebuds a run for their funds! Certainly 10/10 will buy every time now! Chicken Parm.”

At Posto, menu standouts include Truffled popcorn, Fried Brussels sprouts, Cacio e Pepe fries, Rafanata (potato-Pecorino cakes, horseradish root, pancetta aioli, Hearth-roasted half chicken, Fennel sausage pizza, Porkchop Saltimbocca, Hen Parmesan, Outdated School Spaghetti and meatballs, Butternut squash Luna, Chop salad, and gelato or sorbet with housemade pizzelle. Posto also serves The Federal’s famed risotto balls.

Yelp foodie Kerry M. of Boston and San Diego reported Posto’s pasta just cannot be overwhelmed.

“Great place! Mouth watering foods and drinks, family members pleasant, present day everyday atmosphere,” Kerry M. reported. “Menu has some thing to supply absolutely everyone and provides good quality food like their other dining establishments, Vinted and Federal. Went with a team of pals and shared many objects…. Still dreaming about the Bucatini! I live in Boston and have all types of Italian places to eat to choose from, but are not able to wait to revisit POSTO! Really advocate!”

Posto’s interior is thoroughly clean and negligible in a palette of white, black, and crimson. An accent wall attributes block lettered Italian phrases, whilst others are painted in pale moss eco-friendly and existing black and white framed images. World lights hang from the ceiling and plexiglass dividers have been positioned involving the wooden tables. Posto also presents out of doors eating.

Yelp foodie Lisa S. of Agawam stated dining at Posto is an encounter that normally takes you out of your working day-to-working day lifetime and into a little something distinctive.

“I felt like we were being on getaway,” Lisa S. claimed. “The ambiance of taking in outside the house under the tent with dim white lights. Food items was amazing…liked the risotto balls. This position is performing matters correct. Assistance was excellent.”

Posto by The Federal, 674 Bliss Highway in Longmeadow, is open seven times a week: Monday-Tuesday, 3-9 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, noon to 8 p.m. Supply is out there 3-8 p.m., for orders of at minimum $50, to East Longmeadow and Longmeadow. Call the restaurant at (413) 935-8500 or postoitalian.com.

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